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Sociology of Higher Education: Contributions and Their Contexts

Patricia J. Gumport - Education - 2008 - 400 pages
In this volume, Patricia Gumport and other leading scholars examine the sociology of higher education as it has evolved since the publication of Burton Clark's foundational ...
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How Colleges Change: Understanding, Leading, and Enacting Change

Adrianna Kezar - Education - 2013 - 280 pages
Higher education is in an unprecedented time of change and reform. To address these challenges, university leaders tend to focus on specific interventions and programs, but ...
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Building Organizational Capacity: Strategic Management in Higher Education

J. Douglas Toma - Education - 2010 - 280 pages
Every university or college president envisions bold initiatives—big projects intended to change the nature of an institution with significant implications across all sectors ...
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Understanding and Facilitating Organizational Change in the 21st Century ...

Kezar - Education - 2011 - 162 pages
There is a widespread discontent with the quality of education and levels of college student achievement, particularly for undergraduates preparing for the professions. This ...
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Critical Approaches to the Study of Higher Education: A Practical Introduction

Ana M. Martínez-Alemán, Brian Pusser, Estela Mara Bensimon - Education - 2015 - 344 pages
Critical theory has much to teach us about higher education. By linking critical models, methods, and research tools with an advocacy-driven vision of the central challenges ...
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Governance and the Public Good

William G. Tierney - Education - 2012 - 224 pages
Grapples with a variety of policy issues in order to provoke a discussion of the state of higher education in the 21st century.
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Rethinking the "L" Word in Higher Education: The Revolution of Research on ...

Kezar, Rozana Carducci, Melissa Contreras-McGavin - Education - 2011 - 240 pages
In these times of change and challenge in higher education, pleas for leadership have become frequent. However, the type of leadership required within this new context (of ...
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The Impact of Culture on Organizational Decision-making: Theory and Practice ...

William G. Tierney - Education - 2008 - 188 pages
An organization2s culture is reflected in what is done, how it is done, and who is involved in doing it. It concerns decisions, actions, and communication on an instrumental ...
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Governing Knowledge: A Study of Continuity and Change in Higher Education ...

Ivar Bleiklie, Mary Henkel - Education - 2005 - 277 pages
In this book, an international group of leading higher education researchers draw on a wealth of social theory and comparative, empirical research to analyse current ...
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